The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0543/12

Product:  Ladies' belt

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: V&C

Type / number of model:  Model no. : SS11LBL001 01-E150E

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because the metal knob releases 0.83 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. (By: Other)

Description:  Ladies' belt in grey colour, with 3 metal decorating links and 2 knobs, one of which is for decoration and the other to adjust the length of the belt.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Cyprus